Dr. Ghanshyam Thakkar, MD

Dr. Ghanshyam Thakkar, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(10)
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Dr. Ghanshyam Thakkar, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Gujarat University in 1977 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

4600 N Ravenswood Ave

Chicago, IL 60640

Contact Information

(773) 989-3939

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Thakkar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
very high
more than 89% of peers
C-Section
high
more than 85% of peers
Pregnancy Ultrasound
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
1

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
15

Conditions Treated

12

Procedures

  • C-Section
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Gujarat University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Louis a Weiss Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Boston Medical Center Corporation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thakkar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thakkar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thakkar to family and friends
4.1
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Thakkar's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Chicago, IL
Dr. Thakkar DID NOT LISTEN to me or respect what I told him about my body. He was very rough and did not stop when I told him he was hurting me. I am a survivor of sexual assault and had a full blown panic attack during my exam. After I calmed down he came back into the room and talked to me like a...more
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in Chicago, IL
I honestly would not recommend Dr. Thakker to my worst enemy. He does not listen. He is very condescending. Go to him only if you want to sit in a cold exam room for hours, only to be yelled at, diagnosed based on his perceptions rather than medical evidence (example: if you're slightly...more
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